Macon’s ideal combination of southern hospitality and historic charm has made it an ideal retirement city for many seniors in central Georgia. In fact, of the area’s over 150,000 residents, 15.2% are aged 65 and over. Seniors living in Macon have easy access to many great local attractions, including the Grand Opera House and Amerson River Park as well as numerous art galleries, museums and shopping venues. Additionally, state-of-the-art health care services are available at the Coliseum Northside Hospital and Medical Center.

Macon is home to a variety of home care services that may help seniors remain living in their homes and delay the need for nursing home care. According to the 2020 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, the average costs of home care and home health care services in Macon are $3,569 per month. These monthly costs are significantly lower than national averages of $4,481 per month for home care services and $4,576 per month for home health care services.

At Caring.com, we’ve compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the Macon area – complete with types of care provided, services offered and reviews from families who’ve actually used the service. In addition to our in-depth provider listings, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help seniors and their families access all the tools they need to age in place safely and gracefully.

Directory of Home Care Services in Macon, GA

2021

Caring Companions, Inc.

8821 Lower Thomaston Rd, , Lizella, GA, 31052

I have a double broken hip and I can’t walk. I walked today with a physical therapist hanging on to me so I would be useless without them. I can’t even go to the bathroom by myself without them. The i … (read more)
I have a double broken hip and I can’t walk. I walked today with a physical therapist hanging on to me so I would be useless without them. I can’t even go to the bathroom by myself without them. The i … (read more)

Home Instead – Macon, GA

2940 Riverside Dr, Suite 103, Macon, GA, 31204

The agency provides Home aides that help with housekeeping chores and assisting my husband as needed. They also provide me the opportunity to leave the house to take care of errands and grocery shoppi … (read more)
The agency provides Home aides that help with housekeeping chores and assisting my husband as needed. They also provide me the opportunity to leave the house to take care of errands and grocery shoppi … (read more)

All In Home Care, LLC

1239 Russell Pkwy Ste 18 , Warner Robins, GA, 31088

Personal Care Services: grooming and shampooing hair, assisting with dressing ,toileting, doing laundry, clean client room, ambulation and transfer.Sitter/Companion
Personal Care Services: grooming and shampooing hair, assisting with dressing ,toileting, doing laundry, clean client room, ambulation and transfer.Sitter/Companion

Angels at Home

PO Box 7134, Macon, GA, 31209

They could clean when they are there instead of just siting down. There is always work to do. Sometimes I come in there and the caregivers weren’t doing anything.
They could clean when they are there instead of just siting down. There is always work to do. Sometimes I come in there and the caregivers weren’t doing anything.

Interim HealthCare of Macon, GA

2370 Vineville Ave, Macon, GA, 31204

We’re using Interim HealthCare, and they offer anything that I need that’s not medical. They come and help my husband get dressed and do whatever he needs for them to do that day, like light housekeep … (read more)
We’re using Interim HealthCare, and they offer anything that I need that’s not medical. They come and help my husband get dressed and do whatever he needs for them to do that day, like light housekeep … (read more)

Tranquillity Home Health Care

154 Mcgee St, Macon, GA, 31204

They come in here and do what they have to do and take care of me. I like that they care for me and clean my house.
They come in here and do what they have to do and take care of me. I like that they care for me and clean my house.

ResCare HomeCare Macon, Georgia

105 Preston Court suite B, Macon, GA, 31201

I’m dying of cancer. 8 months ago, I contacted ResCare Home Care to have in home help once a week. ResCare was happy to take my credit card information and promised help in return. I am still waiting. … (read more)
I’m dying of cancer. 8 months ago, I contacted ResCare Home Care to have in home help once a week. ResCare was happy to take my credit card information and promised help in return. I am still waiting. … (read more)

All Saints Home Health Care

#9, 205 Graham St, #9, Montevallo, AL, 35115


Home Helpers

419 New Phoenix Rd, Eatonton, GA, 31024


A Hand to Hold

3370 Vineville Ave-Suite 105, Macon, GA, 31205


Southern Heart Homecare LLC.

100 Katelyn Cir. Suite D,, Warner Robins, GA, 31088


Claude’s Loving Hands LLC

152 New St Suite 30D , Macon, GA, 31201

Welcome to Claudes loving hands “CLH”.we provide in -home personal care services for elderly ,adults ,and children with disabilities,frailties,and any other limitations in the comfort ,convenience … (read more)
Welcome to Claudes loving hands “CLH”.we provide in -home personal care services for elderly ,adults ,and children with disabilities,frailties,and any other limitations in the comfort ,convenience … (read more)

Exceed Care

3501 Bridgewood Dr , Macon, GA, 31216


Macon Home Care Resources 

Home care services are only one of the pieces needed for seniors to gracefully age in place. There are many services and programs that are low-cost or free, that enable seniors to enjoy an independent lifestyle in the comfort of their own home, such as help with home modifications, meal delivery services, and more. Below, we’ve compiled a few of the most helpful resources in Macon:

Middle Georgia Area Agency on Aging

Address: 175-C Emery Highway, Macon, GA 31217
Phone Number: (478) 751-6466

The Middle Georgia Area Agency on Aging offers a variety of services designed to help seniors remain in their homes longer. It handles everything from in-home case management services and wellness education to senior care consultations and referrals. The agency also manages several senior-related programs, such as the Caregivers Closet and the Home and Community Based Services program.

Middle Georgia Community Action Agency, Inc.

Address: 121 Prince Street, Warner Robins, GA 31093
Phone Number: (478) 922-4464

Middle Georgia Community Action Agency, Inc. manages the city’s weatherization program, which provides seniors with home renovations designed to lower energy costs. This program handles various repair services, such as window repair and replacement, insulation installation, sealing and caulking and hot water heater repairs. The agency also operates a senior meal program that provides eligible seniors with hot, nutritious meals either community-style at local locations or via home delivery services.   

Meals on Wheels of Middle Georgia

Address: 1212 Gray Highway, Macon, GA 31208
Phone Number: (478) 745-9140

Meals on Wheels of Middle Georgia has served over 2 million meals to eligible seniors throughout Bibb County. Its team of volunteers delivers hot, nutrition-based meals as well as frozen meals directly to seniors’ homes five days a week. These volunteers also offer vital check-ins and can alert appropriate parties to any potential issues. Additionally, this nonprofit organization can provide seniors with pet food upon request.

Elaine H. Lucas Senior Center

Address: 132 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201
Phone Number: (478) 803-4152

The Elaine H. Lucas Senior Center is specifically designed for seniors aged 50 and over. It provides a variety of activities, such as arts, crafts and games, that promote senior’s social, physical and mental well-being. The center also hosts lectures and workshops on senior-related issues, such as nutrition, depression and fitness. Tax preparation services are also available at the center during tax season.

Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority

Address: 200 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31201
Phone Number: (478) 803-2500

The Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority operates 10 fixed routes throughout the greater Macon area. It offers seniors aged 62 and over a substantial reduction fare. Seniors must show an identification card that clearly states their date of birth. Additionally, the transit authority also maintains a paratransit program for riders with disabilities that prevent them from riding standard bus transportation. Interested seniors must complete an application for paratransit services, and advanced reservations are required.

Determining Your Loved One’s Need for In-Home Care

Aging can be a difficult process, and loved ones may not always ask for help – often times it’s up to their family to evaluate their need for help around the house. While no two situations are exactly alike, this checklist can help you and your loved ones determine when it’s time to start the search for a home care provider.


Guidelines for Talking About In-Home Care

If you’ve determined that your loved one needs the assistance of a care provider in their home, it may be time for a difficult conversation. Handled correctly, however, this process can bring a family together and ensure that everyone’s concerns are addressed. Use this PDF as a starting point to help the conversation stay as positive and productive as possible.